[Geany-devel] Squiggle pixmap

Colomban Wendling lists.ban at xxxxx
Wed Sep 5 11:51:23 UTC 2012

Le 05/09/2012 08:02, Matthew Brush a écrit :
> On 12-09-04 09:47 PM, Lex Trotman wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Colomban has now kindly imported the latest Scintilla into HEAD.  It
>> includes Matthews alternative squiggle indicator.  This improves the
>> performance when a significant amount of squiggly underlining is
>> present (think C++ compiles, when spell check doesn't like your words
>> etc).
>> I was going to make an option to select which indicator to use, but
>> after some thought I believe its better to simply switch to always
>> using the alternative because:
>> 1. at least on Linux it looks as good as the original, this needs to
>> be checked on other platforms
> It should be fine since it's using Cairo on all platforms anyway.
>> 2. reduces the incidence of performance complaints due to this
>> problem, so we don't have grumpy users in the first place, and don't
>> have to guide them through editing the setting where ever it is
>> located (filetypes.common probably with all the marker settings)
>> Note that as this should not be a commonly used setting, there is no
>> need for a GUI setting, or if it turns out to be common, that just
>> supports my argument to use it all the time.
> I agree it's not worthwhile to make it a setting. The only difference as
> far as users is concerned is that it's just faster now.
>> If no one has any substantive issues in the meantime I'll commit the
>> attached patch in a couple of weeks.
> +1

Overall +1

> Only thing I'd change is to add a comment explaining why it was switched
> from INDIC_SQUIGGLE to the faster one.

I think it'd be fine in the commit message -- I don't think an inline
comment is required.


> Cheers,
> Matthew Brush

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